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DEQ, DHHS share budget request to protect water, ensure long-term monitoring, analysis and enforcement

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

In response to the ongoing investigation into the compound GenX and drinking water in the Cape Fear region, Governor Cooper announced that the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Health and Human Services would request critical funding to support additional scientists, engineers and health professionals to ensure water testing and protection statewide.

State seeks additional public input on pipeline project impacts

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will host three listening sessions to obtain additional community feedback on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline project that will traverse eight North Carolina counties.

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